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SchoolSafety.gov provides resources, like guidance, training, and fact sheets, to help schools create and maintain a safe learning environment. 

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Mental Health
Overdose Prevention and Response Toolkit – Spanish Version

Department of Health and Human Services, 2024

This toolkit, designed to augment overdose prevention and reversal training, provides guidance on the role of opioid overdose reversal medications, including naloxone and nalmefene, and how to respond to an overdose. It also contains appendices for specific audiences, including people who use drugs (PWUD), people who take prescription opioids, first responders, healthcare practitioners, and others. It is intended to provide guidance to a wide range of individuals on preventing and responding to an overdose and emphasizes that harm reduction and access to treatment are essential aspects of overdose prevention.
Guidance
Mental Health
Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention for LGBTQIA2S+ Youth 

Department of Health and Human Services, 2023

This series of guides can help professionals, families, and communities support the mental well-being of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and Two-Spirit (LGBTQIA2S+) youth. The series includes a resource guide and four companion focus guides designed for specific populations.
Guidance
Cybersecurity
Phishing Guidance: Stopping the Attack Cycle at Phase One 

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Justice, Other Federal Agency, and Third Party, 2023

This guide outlines phishing techniques malicious actors commonly use and provides guidance for both network defenders and software manufacturers. It is designed to help reduce the impact of phishing attacks in obtaining credentials and deploying malware.
Report
Mental Health
Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Summary and Trends Report: 2011-2021 

Department of Health and Human Services, 2023

This report provides surveillance data, as well as 10-year trends, on health behaviors and experiences among high school students in the United States related to adolescent health and well-being. These include sexual behaviors, substance use, suicidal thoughts and behaviors, experiences such as violence and poor mental health, social determinants of health such as unstable housing, and protective factors such as school connectedness and parental monitoring.
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Targeted Violence
Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2022 

Department of Education, and Department of Justice, 2023

This annual report examines crime occurring in schools and colleges and covers topics such as victimization, bullying, school conditions, fights, weapons, the presence of security staff at school, availability and student use of drugs and alcohol, student perceptions of personal safety at school, and criminal incidents at postsecondary institutions. It presents data on crime at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, principals, and the general population from an array of sources.
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